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Roy Keane

“He looked like a Manchester United player as soon as I saw him. We played him at Forest and the way he played told me a lot about the lad. 2,023 more words

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Most Irish people don't want unity if it means more taxes

Irish people aren’t stupid: when it comes to the big issues, they vote with their heads rather than their hearts. In an opinion poll carried out for RTE Prime Time and BBC Northern Ireland’s Nolan Live earlier this month only 11% of people in Northern Ireland and 31% in the Republic said they would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime if it meant they had to pay more taxes. 1,068 more words


Durty Nelly's ∼ One of the Oldest Pubs in the Republic of Ireland

A wonderful old tale of whisky and intrigue at this gorgeous pub in Bunratty, Reblic of Ireland! (please note this old story contains its original spellings) 1,063 more words


The Euros should still be sweet 16 so that the Irish that deserve it could celebrate

Congratulations to the Republic of Ireland, on their qualification for Euro 2016.

It will be good to have the Irish at a major tournament again. I have fond memories of the 2002 World Cup team, led by the extremely likeable Mick McCarthy, Robbie Keane’s late winner versus Germany that won me £20 in a bet, and Roy Keane’s huff. 440 more words

Travel Diary 5

Date: 19 November 2015
Location: On a ferry, en route to Holyhead, Wales.

Hiya folks,

This morning we were up and out of the hotel at the horrendously early hour of 7:00am. 432 more words


Euro 2016 - Who's All Going?

This week has seen both highs and lows for France.

The race to qualify for Europe’s premier competition next summer has been rightly overshadowed by the terrible acts of terrorism that we have witnessed. 436 more words


Dáil Hearing Today of Bill to Provide Legal Security to LGBT Employees

GLEN (the Gay & Lesbian Network) welcomes today’s (18th November) second stage of the Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013 in the Dáil. The Bill, if passed, will amend the provisions of Section 37(1) of the Employment Equality Act to remove the ‘chill factor’ for LGBT employees of religious run institutions. 289 more words